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Find social media frustrating? Try empathy

Many walls are put between us by social media. But we can start breaking them down by putting ourselves in another’s shoes.


Read the February issue of UCnetwork!

Have you caught up with systemwide UC staff news? Check out the latest issue of UCnetwork for help proposing a professional development plan, benefits information and news and stories about from staff throughout UC.


An update on UC’s efforts toward open-access research

UC’s negotiations with research publishing giant Elsevier stalled last year, but since then the university hasn’t been resting on its laurels. Here’s an update on UC’s publishing agreements.


Read the latest issue of UCnetwork

Have you caught up with systemwide UC staff news? Check out the latest issue of UCnetwork for career development opportunities, benefits information and news and stories about from staff throughout UC.


Purple power: Sweet potatoes get vibrant

Purple sweet potatoes could be the next big thing, thanks to ANR research. These vibrant tubers are chock full of healthy antioxidants, and sure to impress your family and friends — and social media.


UC presidential search committee forums begin this week

The Special Committee to Consider the Selection of a President will soon hold two forums to gather comments from targeted stakeholders. Both are open to the public and will be live-streamed.


UC Santa Cruz joins the Association of American Universities

UC Santa Cruz has been selected to join an elite group that represents the 65 most preeminent public and private research universities in the nation.


Get ready for a Halloween Open Enrollment

Oct. 31 — Halloween — marks the beginning of Open Enrollment. Learn good news about premium costs, a few important medical plan changes and new Supplemental Health Plans that complement your medical and disability plans.


The UC Disability Survey is out now

Help UC ensure its accessibility and inclusivity by completing a confidential one-question survey about your disability status.